I guess you'd have to go to a Biblical scholar to answer that one.
Look at the Biblical scholars who went out into the desert.
Most biblical scholars now believe that these were separate individuals.
For some time, this became the mainstream position among biblical scholars.
The numerous names for God have been a source of debate among biblical scholars.
I'm not a biblical scholar, but am told this is framed as a challenge from God to man.
These gospels are also considered by Biblical scholars to share the same point of view.
However, some biblical scholars now contend that these were separate individuals.
He will be the only biblical scholar of the 20th century who has been beatified.
His mother's lineage claimed biblical scholars going back to the 11th century.